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Monmouth Medical Center Presents November Community Health Education Programs

10/17/2016

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP AT THE MONMOUTH COUNTY LIBRARY – SHREWSBURY - NEW DAY AND LOCATION
Monday, November 7, 14, 21, and 28 from 11 a.m. to noon

The holidays can be a difficult time, particularly for those who have lost a loved one. Throughout the month of November, this group will discuss strategies for navigating the holidays after a loss. This free, ongoing weekly general bereavement group is facilitated by experienced professionals to provide a safe, supportive environment for all those who are grieving a loss. This group is held at the Monmouth County Library – Eastern Branch, located at 1001 NJ-35, Shrewsbury. Registration is required by calling Janet Freed, chaplain and bereavement counselor at 845-642-0935. Free.

ADULT PULMONARY SUPPORT GROUP/BETTER BREATHER'S CLUB
Tuesday, November 8 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

This support group, cosponsored by Monmouth Medical Center and the American Lung Association of New Jersey, is for adults with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), emphysema, chronic asthma, asthma or bronchitis, pulmonary fibrosis, lung resection, scleroderma, pulmonary hypertension, alpha-1 antitrypsin and their families. This group will take place at the Maysie Stroock Pavilion, on the corner of Pavilion and Second Avenues in Long Branch. Registration is required by calling 1-888-724-7123 or by emailing teamlink@barnabashealth.org. Free.

HABITS OF HAPPY PEOPLE
Wednesday, November 9 from 1 to 2 p.m.

Happiness can be a very powerful emotion. It can improve our health, relationships and resilience to life’s ups and downs. Learn about the new science of happiness and discover how you can develop the new habits that help happy people maintain positive thoughts, emotions and actions. Join Carol Palmer, BA, Monmouth Medical Center Program Instructor, and explore happiness. This presentation will take place in SCAN classroom on the lower level of the Monmouth Mall, located at Routes 35and 36, in Eatontown. Registration is required by calling 732-542-1326. Free.

LIVING SMOKE FREE SUPPORT GROUP
Thursday, November 10 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
According the Center for Disease Control nearly 7 out of every 10 U.S. adult smokers reported that they wanted to quit completely. If you’re thinking about going smoke free, are struggling to quit or have recently quit, join us for tips and support to help you maintain a smoke free life including stress management, and weight control. The workshop will also offer information about our quit program. This workshop will take place at the Maysie Stroock Pavilion, Monmouth Medical Center (Pavilion & Second Avenue). Registration is required by calling 1-888-724-7123 or by emailing teamlink@barnabashealth.org. Free.

MAKO ROBOT —TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT… DON’T LET LIFE BRING YOU TO YOUR KNEES
Wednesday, November 16 from 1 to 2 p.m.

The advancement of robotic-arm assisted surgery is transforming orthopaedics. It is already being used as a platform for total hip replacement and partial knee replacement, but soon it will be used for total knee replacement! Be among the first to learn more about it and why the quality of the operator is very critical for surgeries. Join Nicole Wilps RN, BSN, Assistant Clinical Director and Program Coordinator of Joint and Spine at Monmouth Medical Center, and Tim Lunn, Orthopaedic Sales, Stryker, in the SCAN classroom in the lower level of the Monmouth Mall, located at Routes 35 and 36, Eatontown. Registration is required by calling 732-542-1326. Free.

SAFE SITTER
Saturday, November 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Presented by certified Safe Sitter instructors, this program teaches 11- to 13-year-olds to be responsible, creative babysitters with special emphasis on how to handle emergencies. Participants will receive instruction materials, a program completion certificate and a subscription to Safe Sitter magazine. The class will end with a graduation ceremony, participants are asked to bring a mid-morning snack and a lunch. This course will be held at Monmouth Medical Center, located at 300 Second Avenue in Long Branch. To register, call 732-923-6992. $50 per child.

NOTE: ALL PROGRAMS MEET AT MONMOUTH MEDICAL CENTER, 300 SECOND AVENUE, LONG BRANCH, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.

For questions or more information, contact The Community Health Education Department at Monmouth Medical Center at (732) 923-6990.

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